Kotimaiset tieteelliset lehdet, rinnakkaistallennus sekä huomioita SHERPA/RoMEOsta
Ylönen, I., Lilja, J., & Holopainen, M. (2017). Kotimaiset tieteelliset lehdet, rinnakkaistallennus sekä huomioita SHERPA/RoMEOsta. Informaatiotutkimus, 36 (2), 86-99. doi:10.23978/inf.65191
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This report examines the actions taken for promoting the green OA in Finnish scholarly journals and their effects in 2016 and 2017. A Finnish-language form for suggesting publisher policies to SHERPA/RoMEO database was developed. It was linked into instructions for applying the government subsidy of scholarly publishing. Finally, a resolution on archiving was negotiated with the copyright organization responsible for distributing remunerations of a national license based article database (Elektra). Due to these actions, the number of announced self-archiving policies rose from 27 to 53. 24 policies were collected via the Finnish form and sent to SHERPA/RoMEO. In this connection, some shortages in SHERPA/RoMEO service were noted. First, relaying the publishers’ policies to service is not a quick procedure. It took approximately 6–7 weeks to get new policies and updates through to the database. Secondly, the metadata in SHERPA/RoMEO may cause problems because it is not stored in any structured way. Especially, the widely used colour code system is problematic. ...